Infectious Diseases

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Medical News

Increase in Multidrug-Resistant Shigellosis in the U.S. Free

Ciprofloxacin-resistant shigellosis is being brought into the U.S. by international travelers and spreading domestically, according to an MMWR study.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

FDA Approves Isavuconazonium (Cresemba)

Isavuconazonium is noninferior to voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis and has efficacy for invasive mucormycosis.

HIV and ID Observations Blog

Seriously — How Much Would You Pay for a Curbside Consult? Free

Dr. Paul Sax ponders why estimating the value of curbside consults is so difficult. How much would you pay an ID doctor for a curbside consult? Nothing? Fifty dollars? Take the poll in HIV and ID Observations.

Guideline Watch

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza

An update to the recommendations for 2013–2014